Labour's European Dilemmas Since 1945

Labour's European Dilemmas Since 1945

by Roger Broad
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333801601

ISBN-13: 9780333801604

Pub. Date: 12/07/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

For thirty years the Labour Party was wracked by conflict over membership of the European Community, swinging back and forth, pro and anti, when in and out of office. It was a conflict that helped keep the party in opposition for eighteen years until it abandoned its socialist basis under New Labour. The author as journalist and European Union official knew many of…  See more details below

Overview

For thirty years the Labour Party was wracked by conflict over membership of the European Community, swinging back and forth, pro and anti, when in and out of office. It was a conflict that helped keep the party in opposition for eighteen years until it abandoned its socialist basis under New Labour. The author as journalist and European Union official knew many of the major and minor players and brings this experience to bear.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333801604
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/07/2001
Series:
Contemporary History in Context Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

General Editor's Preface Acknowledgements List of Cartoons List of Abbreviations Chronology Vocabulary Introduction: Socialism and European Unity Bevin and the Three Circles Into the Breach? Gaitskell and the General The Second Try 'No Entry of Tory Terms' Staying or Going? The Public's Opinion Not Taking Yes for an Answer Withdrawal Pains Osmosis Making the Change New Labour, New Europe? Notes and References Biographical Notes Bibliography Index

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